Idiocracy

More Senators Condemn Trump’s Attack On Ford

The Washington Post reports: Two senators considered crucial to the confirmation prospects of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh criticized President Trump on Wednesday for mocking the account of a woman who has accused his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault decades ago. “There’s no time and no place for remarks like that,” Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said on NBC’s “Today” show. ...

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Trump Mocks But Doesn’t Deny “Boring” NYT Exposé

ABC News reports: The New York Times is standing by its bombshell investigation into the Trump family’s real estate empire, reporting Tuesday that President Donald Trump “engaged in suspect tax schemes as he reaped riches from his father.” The president’s lawyer signaled in a statement the possibility of a defamation lawsuit “should the Times state or imply” that he engaged ...

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EPA Says A Little Radiation Damage Is Good For You

The Associated Press reports: The Trump administration is quietly moving to weaken U.S. radiation regulations, turning to scientific outliers who argue that a bit of radiation damage is actually good for you — like a little bit of sunlight. The government’s current, decades-old guidance says that any exposure to harmful radiation is a cancer risk. And critics say the proposed ...

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REPORT: Trump Personally Told Son Eric To Stop Stormy Daniels From Publicly Describing Their Sexual Fling

The Wall Street Journal reports: President Trump personally directed an effort in February to stop Stormy Daniels from publicly describing an alleged sexual encounter with Mr. Trump, people familiar with the events say. In a phone call, Mr. Trump instructed his then-lawyer Michael Cohen to seek a restraining order against the former adult-film actress, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, ...

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Fox News Contributor Fired For Calling Kavanaugh’s Accusers “Lying Skanks” Accuses Network Of Hypocrisy

The Wrap reports: Fox News has fired contributor Kevin Jackson over his tweet referring to the women accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault as “lying skanks,” the network announced Thursday. “Kevin Jackson has been terminated as a contributor. His comments on today’s hearings were reprehensible and do not reflect the values of FOX News,” a spokesperson for ...

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Trump: One Of My Only Good Traits Is I’ve Never Had A Glass Of Alcohol, What A Mess I Would Be [VIDEO]

“I was surprised at how vocal he was about the fact that he likes beer, and he’s had a little bit of difficulty, I mean he talked about things that happened when he drinks. This is not a man that said that he was perfect with respect to alcohol. I’m not a drinker and I can honestly say I never ...

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Junior: #MeToo Makes Me Fear For My Sons

Fortune Magazine reports: In light of the sexual assault allegations leveled against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his subsequent hearing, Donald Trump Jr. fears more for his sons than his daughters. Trump Jr., who has five children, told DailyMailTV in an interview published Monday, “I’ve got boys, and I’ve got girls. And when I see what’s going on right ...

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Right Wing Paper Settles Suit With Seth Rich’s Brother

CNN reports: The Washington Times on Monday issued a lengthy retraction and apology for an editorial it published in March about Aaron Rich, the brother of the slain Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich whose unsolved murder became the basis for conspiracy theories on the far-right. “The Column included statements about Aaron Rich, the brother of former Democratic National Committee ...

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Trump Can’t Resist Trashing Saturday Night Live

Deadline Hollywood reports: President Donald Trump says he didn’t watch last night’s season premiere of Saturday Night Live, but he felt the need to weigh about it on Twitter anyway. POTUS trashed the late-night NBC staple — “even though I past hosted it” — as being “no longer funny, no talent or charm. It’s just a political ad for the ...

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EPA To Dissolve Science Advisory Office

The New York Times reports: The Environmental Protection Agency plans to dissolve its Office of the Science Advisor, a senior post that was created to counsel the E.P.A. administrator on the scientific research underpinning health and environmental regulations, according to a person familiar with the agency’s plans. The person spoke anonymously because the decision had not yet been made public. ...

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Trump Demands Senate Vote On “Honest” Kavanaugh

Moments after Brett Kavanaugh’s testimony concluded, Glorious Leader paused Fox News to shower the “powerful, honest” nominee with praise and to demand that the Senate vote on his confirmation. The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote tomorrow morning and at this writing it seems the only possible GOP “no” vote would be Sen. Jeff Flake. But don’t hold your ...

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Sen. Lindsey Graham Has Screaming Meltdown [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) grew visibly angry and yelled at Sen. Dick Durbin (Ill.) and other committee Democrats in a fiery exchange during Thursday’s hearing, accusing them of trying to destroy Brett Kavanaugh’s life. “If you wanted a FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh, you could have come to us,” Graham said after asking Kavanaugh if he knew ...

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Ambassador Nikki Haley: The United Nations Laughed At Trump Because They Respect His Honesty [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post reports: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Wednesday claimed President Donald Trump’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly a day earlier drew laughs because world leaders “loved his honesty” and “respect” him. Trump’s boastful comment describing his administration as one of the most accomplished in U.S. history sparked laughter not because attendees of ...

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Trump: I Meant For The United Nations To Laugh At Me

You knew this was coming, didn’t you? President Trump claimed Tuesday that comments he made at the United Nations General Assembly were “meant to get some laughter.” The audience started to laugh when Trump boasted about his presidential achievements. “In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country,” Trump ...

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Trump Attacks Second Kavanaugh Accuser: She Said She Was Totally Inebriated And All Messed Up [VIDEO]

“Thirty-six years ago and nobody ever knew about it, nobody ever heard about it? And now a new charge comes up and she said, well, it might not be him, and there were gaps, and she said she was totally inebriated and she was all messed up and she doesn’t know it was him, but it might have been him? ...

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GOP Rep: My Six Siblings Hate Me Because Obama

Arizona Central reports: U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar acknowledged Monday that “it does sting” that six of his nine siblings appeared in an ad for his political opponent and blamed the attacks on former President Barack Obama. Speaking on “The Mike Broomhead Show” on Phoenix radio station KFYI-AM (550), the four-term Republican fired back at his brothers and sisters for taping ...

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UN General Assembly Laughs At Trump’s Boasting

Mashable reports: The world just laughed out loud at Donald Trump. On Tuesday, during the president’s address to the United Nations General Assembly, the audience laughed when Trump boasted that “my administration has accomplished more than almost any administration in the history of our country.” As soon as the words left Trump’s mouth, a ripple of laughter traveled through the ...

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Trump Lies About Gallup Favorability Poll

The Hill reports: President Trump early Tuesday touted a Gallup poll showing more Americans now have a favorable view of the Republican Party than the Democratic Party. Gallup’s poll, however, showed 45 percent of Americans have a favorable view of the GOP compared to 44 percent who have a favorable view of the Democratic Party, a difference of only 1 ...

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Kavanaugh: I Was Still A Virgin For Years After College

The Hill reports: “We’re talking about an allegation of sexual assault,” Kavanaugh said in a clip released from his interview on Fox News Channel’s “The Story with Martha MacCallum.” “I’ve never sexually assaulted anyone,” Kavanaugh said. “I did not have sexual intercourse or anything close to sexual intercourse in high school or for many years thereafter. The girls from the ...

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Man Behind Bizarre Kavanaugh Assault Theory Takes Leave Of Absence From Right Wing “Ethics” Group

From the right wing Ethics & Public Policy Center: The board of the Ethics and Public Policy Center convened a special telephonic meeting on Friday, September 21, 2018. After the meeting, Edward Whelan, who has led EPPC with integrity and excellence for many years, offered his resignation in light of what he described as an “appalling and inexcusable” error in ...

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